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Social Worker

  • Job reference: DIRASWECC
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: In collaboration with Edinburgh City Council, I am recruiting for a qualified Social Worker to play an important role within their Adult Learning Disability Department. The role is to provide support, help and care to improve the lives of adults with learning Disabilities.

This role is full time with 37 hours per week and currently operates on a 3 month contract with a strong possibility of extension and offers flexible hours and excellent rates of pay from £27+ per hour.

Core Responsibilities
The role involves supporting Adults with Learning Disabilities in all aspects of their daily lives; in their home and out in the community, such as:

* Constructing care plans and packages to meet the needs of service users and carers

* Purchasing services to meet assessed needs, seeking the appropriate authorisation from the budget holder.

* To carry out needs led assessments of adults within the guidelines of Community Care Act.

* Co-ordinating and reviewing multi-service care packages.

* Working in partnership with service users and carers using a person-centred approach, with the aim of maximising independence, well-being and choice.

* Attending and participating in meetings regarding service users, e.g. case conferences, network meetings, and reviews.

The candidate must be qualified as a social worker (DipSw, CSw etc..) and be SSSC Registered.

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including:

* A specialist consultant within an experience and dedicated Social Work recruitment team
* Excellent rates of pay
* An extensive range of Social Work vacancies available throughout the UK
* Payroll service three times a week

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Theo at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 964 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed!